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DA woes continue as party surrenders ward to ANC
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 29, 2019 12:33 AM
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Jul 29, 2019

The electoral troubles of the Democratic Alliance (DA) continued with the party’s losing a ward in the east of Johannesburg to the African National Congress in a by-election last week.

No ‘good side’ in divided ANC
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 28, 2019 02:04 AM
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Jul 28, 2019

The IRR has said that there is no ‘good side’ left to back in the African National Congress (ANC) and that moderates and reformers have essentially been isolated or forced to exit the party.

New committee to tackle land expropriation
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 28, 2019 01:57 AM
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Jul 28, 2019

The new multiparty ad hoc committee, formed to ‘initiate and introduce legislation amending section 25 of the Constitution’, is to report to Parliament by 31 March next year.

Knives out for ‘traitor’ Hanekom
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 26, 2019 04:09 PM
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Jul 27, 2019

African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and former minister Derek Hanekom has been publicly vilified as a ‘traitor’, ‘counter-revolutionary’ and ‘charlatan’ by influential party peers.

Some positive trends in SA family life
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 26, 2019 03:58 PM
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Jul 27, 2019

Some household indicators point to improved stability in the structure of South African families – but the effects of economic stagnation remain a threat.

Political motivation suspected in Limpopo killings
by Staff Writer — last modified Jul 25, 2019 07:58 PM
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Jul 26, 2019

The fatal shooting of two senior African National Congress (ANC) figures in Mokopane, Limpopo this week may have been connected with their involvement in exposing corruption, according to reports.


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